AHF President Michael Weinstein is leading the charge for The California Safer Sex in Adult Film Act, which would mandate condom use for all on-camera intercourse and also, depending on particulars, require things like dental dams
and safety goggles; impose a fine (up to $70,000) for each barrier-protection violation, along with fines of $1,000 to $15,000 for failing to file the proper paperwork for each filming; and force all porn production companies to get a special state license.
Women can use a sheet of latex called a dental dam
when receiving oral sex.
Household plastic wrap or a split and flattened, unlubricated condom can also be used if you don't have a dental dam
Using barrier methods, like condoms and dental dams
, is the best way to make oral sex safer.
However, natural rubber latex sheets, dental dams
, condoms that have been cut and spread open, or plastic wrap may offer some protection from contact with body fluids during oral sex and thus may reduce the possibility of HIV transmission.
Literature on the use of condoms and dental dams
during fellatio and cunnilingus remains limited.
Those engaging in sexual contact should wash their hands and anal-genital region thoroughly before and after sexual activity, and condoms, dental dams
, and gloves should be utilized for protection.
Barriers can include condoms (both male and female) latex gloves, plastic food wrap (don't use the microwave-safe style plastic wraps) and dental dams
TM9720 is found in medical devices where skin contact is possible, such as surgical drapes, various diagnostic sensors, and dental dams
Latex abounds in dental offices where it can be found in items such as dental dams
, suction lines, chair coverings and gaskets.